Machu Picchu Urubamba Valley in Peru

Machu Picchu Machu Picchu is situated on a mountain ridge 8,000 ft above sea level.  It is often referred to as the “Lost City of the Incas” and is one of the most familiar symbols of the Inca Empire. The Inca civilization was the largest empire in pre-...

The Amazing Giants Causeway Ireland

The Causeway Ireland Giants Causeway Ireland Giant’s Causeway on the Northeast Coast is an area consisting of around 40,000 interlocking basalt columns.  This geological phenomenon is the result of an ancient volcanic eruption.  The tops of the columns form stepping...

The Amazing Great Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains  The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most visited areas of the United States and a great travel destination.  It straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky, which is part of the Blue Ridge Mountains and a division of...

Cappadocia, Nevşehir Province Turkey

Cappadocia, Nevşehir Cappadocia is one of the world’s most unique natural wonders and is characterized by amazing caves and fairy chimneys.  Fairy chimneys or hoodoos are tall thin spires of rock that protrude from the bottom of an arid drainage basin.  They are...

The Extraordinary Ayers Rock Australia

Ayers Rock Australia Ayers Rock  Australia Uluru is a large sandstone rock formation to the southwest of Alice Springs, Australia.  It stands 348 m (1,142 ft) high, 2,831 ft above sea level, and measures 9.4 km (5.8 mi) in circumference.  Kata Tjuta, a group of 36...